Liam Young is a writer, political activist and leading trade unionist. He has written for the Independent, the Guardian, the New Statesman, the i Newspaper and other independent outlets. He is the author of Rise: How Jeremy Corbyn Inspired the Young to Create a New Socialism. Aged 25, he is a graduate of the London School of Economics and is currently a master’s student in Contemporary Literature at Birkbeck College, the University of London. He is the National Political Lead for the Communication Worker’s Union, one of Britain’s largest Trade Unions, representing over 200,000 members, including employees of Royal Mail.